Top reasons to participate in NCTAPrint

Become Knowledgeable about East Asia

NCTA seminars explore East Asian history and cultures and incorporate primary source selections from the Chinese, Japanese, and Korean traditions.

"The materials and depth of study provided by the seminar will quickly and easily improve my Asian History course, provide touchstones for conversations about parallels in my World Civilization course, and broaden the students' views of the world in my U.S. History classes."
--- World History teacher in western Massachusetts

Learn from the Best

Seminar leaders include university faculty of East Asian studies, East Asia outreach specialists, and master teachers working on collaboration with their own institutions and NCTA.

Discover New Resources

NCTA seminars introduce participants to a wide range of up-to-date print, audio-visual, and online resources.

"The seminar has greatly enhanced my content knowledge of China, Japan, and Korea. I have learned of a number of supplemental sources (Web sites, lending libraries, videos/DVDs) that will add to my course content. In addition, the seminar allowed me to connect with other teachers and presenters."
--- World History and World Cultures teacher in upstate New York

Earn Course Credits or Recertification Credits

Many NCTA seminars offer an opportunity to earn graduate course credit through local institutions of higher learning, professional credits or recertification credits.

Network with Alumni

NCTA conducts enrichment activities that support teachers as they incorporate East Asia into their schools' curricula.

Explore East Asia

NCTA participants learn about study tour opportunities in East Asia.

Be Part of a National Effort

NCTA is active in almost every state

"The benefits of the NCTA program continue to accrue - my classroom, my Asian Studies Club, my colleagues, and my community have all been enriched by my participation. I share my experiences and knowledge almost daily, and I've been able to bring awareness of China, its culture, and history to students and adults who may not have thought mush about it before. And it has all been fabulously fun, to boot!"
--- English teacher in Stockton, CA

Meet NCTA alumni and learn how they integrated the new perspectives gained through their participation in an NCTA seminar into their classroom teaching.Join the more than 13,000 of your colleagues who have participated in NCTA since 1998

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